No quitting for Golden Globe Race leader:
(November 8, 2018; Day 131) – Jean-Luc Van Den Heede, the embattled Golden Globe Race leader struggling since November 5 with a damaged mast sustained during a storm 1,900 miles west of Cape Horn, has decided to continue in the race back to Les Sables d’Olonne.
“The worst that can happen is that I lose my rig, and I have my jury rig at the ready,” said Van Den Heede, whose mast was damaged when the connecting bolt attachment that holds all four lower shrouds had slipped down 5cm and slackened the rigging.
The 73-year old solo circumnavigator, …
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VIDEO: The Essence of Frostbiting:
Hays Formella captures the essence of frostbiting in this video edited from random shots during a day of sailing in mid November 2014….
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